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by east of the town of Charlestown, it reappeared with an elevation of about seventy-five feet, which bore the name of Breed's Hill. Whoever should hold the heights of Dorchester and Charlestown, would be masters of Boston. About the middle of Mafor their earth works. The committee of safety had proposed Bunker Hill; but Prescott had received orders to march to Breed's Hill. Heedless of personal danger, he obeyed the orders as he understood them; and with the ready assent of his self-devot side that could be soonest reached. had they landed troops at the isthmus as they might have done, the detachment on Breed's Hill would have had no chances of escape or relief. The day was exceedingly hot, one of the hottest of the season. Aftets, but that intrenchments should be thrown up on the summit of Bunker Hill. He, therefore, rode up to the redoubt on Breed's Hill, where he did not appear again during the whole day, and asked of Prescott, that the intrenching tools might be sent o